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What is your age?
Since when are your symptoms?
Was there any injury/trauma/accident?
Buckling of knee, pain, swelling, and difficulty in walking warrant an MRI of the knee.
This will tell, what are the tissues involved:
7) Or any combination.
The mainstay of the treatment though is not very different and is;
a) Physical therapy
b) Deep electrotherapy
d) Local analgesic cream
e) Pool therapy/hydrotherapy.
g) Lidocaine cream
i) Capsaicin cream.
j) Knee brace.
You may consult;
2) MD in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
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